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Pookkalam Varavayi (transl. Spring arrives) is 1991 Indian Malayalam-language comedy-drama film directed by Kamal and written by Ranjith from a story by P. R. Nathan. Starring Jayaram, Sunitha, Shamili, Murali, and Geetha. Divya Unni and Kavya Madhavan made their debuts in the film; Dileep also made his debut as an assistant director. The plot revolves around the friendship between a school bus driver, Nandan, and a little girl, Geethu.
|Story by||P. R. Nathan|
|Edited by||K. Rajagopal|
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Remake of movie The Maid 1991 Five-year-old Geethu's parents get divorced, so she now stays 4days a week with her mom and 3 days with her dad as per the court's order. She becomes friendly with Nandan (Jayaram), the driver of her school bus.
During her Christmas vacation, Geethu decides to go to Nandan's village without informing her parents. Nandan's sister had recently lost her daughter, who was the same age as Geethu, when she drowned in the village river. Geethu wins the heart of everyone in the village and becomes the center of attention there. Meanwhile, her parents are worried about their missing child and are searching for her everywhere.
Finally, they learn where Geethu is and come to the village to retrieve her. Geethu also falls into the river — the same way Nandan's niece drowned — but is rescued by Nandan. The tension and anxiety unite her parents and they decide to live together again.
- Jayaram as Nandan
- Sunitha as Thulasi
- Baby Shamili as Geethu
- Murali as Jayaraj
- Geetha as Usha
- Innocent as Pothuval
- Jagathy Sreekumar as Cherukunnathu Bhaskara Pillai
- Rekha as Nirmala
- Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair as Muthachan
- Kaviyoor Ponnamma as Nandan's Mother
- Philomina as Akkamma
- Sankaradi as The Priest
- Kalpana as the Tuition Teacher
- Meenakumari as Jayaraj's Sister
- Kuthiravattam Pappu as Mariyappan
- Paravoor Bharathan as Bus Driver
- Kavya Madhavan as First School Girl
- Divya Unni as Second School Girl
- Baby Charishma as Third School Girl
All music is composed by Ouseppachan.
|1.||"Muthani Munthiri Mani Nirayum"||Bichu Thirumala||M. G. Sreekumar, Philomina, Choir|
|2.||"Etho Vaarmukilin" (Male)||Kaithapram Damodaran||G. Venugopal|
|3.||"Etho Vaarmukilin" (Female)||Kaithapram Damodaran||K. S. Chithra|
|4.||"Ambari Poonkuda Choodi"||Sasi Chittanjoor||K. S. Chithra|
|5.||"Kunu Kunungi Puzhayum"||Bichu Thirumala||M. G. Sreekumar|